Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

Fire/EMS/First Responder

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ADS for Fire/EMS/First Responders schedule (PDF)

Map to MHSRC (PDF)

Why train with the best?Fire truck

  • Full time, nationally certified instructors.
  • Educational programs offered year around.
  • Ride along evaluations and follow-up services.
  • Customized educational programs available.

Departmental permission is required and a Hold Harmless agreement must be on file for all courses.

Advanced Driving Skills (ADS) for Fire/EMS/First Responder:

This program is tailored to the specific driving issues that are unique to drivers in the Fire and EMS industry. In the classroom, we will explore industry trends and challenges along with a review of current standards and MN Statutes that pertain to emergency vehicle operations. Drivers will learn vehicular control techniques with collision avoidance, backing and confined space operations, and braking, with special emphasis placed on anti-lock brake systems. Operators will also review human reaction time, the effects of fatigue and the importance of proper visual scanning techniques. This course is offered as open enrollment as well as custom options for entire departments. Classroom instruction will be reinforced with skills based exercises that include:MHSRC Ambulance

  • Collision Avoidance.
  • Straight Line Braking.
  • Electronic Stability Control.
  • Serpentine.
  • Backing & Mirror set-up & Usage.
  • Intersection Management.
  • Large Vehicle Cornering.
  • Lights and siren response.


On-Duty Ride Along for Professionals: This one-on-one evaluation will educate those who are experiencing driving difficulties or have high accident rates. Rates are hourly starting from the time the instructor leaves the MHSRC and ending when they return to the MHSRC. Contact us to schedule.

Customized courses at your facility or at the MHSRC are available upon request. 

Professionals Training Professionals

Contact MHSRC:   320-255.3123 or 1.888.234.1294


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